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December 23, 2015

Volume 132, Issue #26


January 3, Epiphany Sunday: Matthew 2:1-12; Isaiah 60:1-6

If all it took was a star to compel a person to Bethlehem, the Magi would arrive to see a multitude.

December 27, First Sunday after Christmas Day: 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26; Luke 2:41-52

Which mother, I wonder, has more heartbreak. Hannah sacrifices the dailiness of raising her first-born son. Mary keeps her son with her, but as he grows she can surely see that he is heading down a dangerous path.

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